Yi Wang

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  1. Wang Y, Master's Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, WPI, MRI-Compatible Pneumatic Actuation Control Algorithm Evaluation and Test System Development, Sept. 2010. WPI ETD Link, PDF

Refereed Journal Publications

  1. Wang Y, Gondokaryono RA, Munawar A, Fischer GS, A Convex Optimization-based Dynamic Model Identification Package for the da Vinci Research Kit, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), Vol 4, No 4, Oct 2019. IEEE

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Munawar A, Gondokaryono R, Wang Y, Fischer GS, A Real-Time Dynamic Simulator and an Associated Front-End Representation Format for Simulating Complex Robots and Environments, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems - IROS 2019, Macau, China, Nov 2019. (Best Application paper Award Finalist) (In Press) IEEE
  2. Wang Y, Su H, Harrington K, Fischer GS, Sliding mode Control of Piezoelectric Valve Regulated Pneumatic Actuator for MRI-Compatible Robotic Intervention, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference - DSCC 2010, Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 2010. PDF, BibTex, EndNote
  3. Wang Y, Cole GA, Su H, Pilitis JG, Fischer GS, MRI Compatibility Evaluation of a Piezoelectric Actuator System for a Neural Interventional Robot, 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society - EMBC 2009, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 2009. PDF, EMBS, PubMed, BibTex, EndNote

Conference Abstracts, Workshops and Non Peer-Reviewed Papers

  1. Su H, Harrington K, Cole GA, Wang Y, Fischer GS, Modular Needle Steering Driver for MRI-guided Transperineal Prostate Intervention, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Workshop on Snakes, Worms and Catheters: Continuum and Serpentine Robots for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Anchorage, AK, May 2010. BU, PDF
  2. Wang Y, Shazeeb MS, Sotak CH, Fischer GS, Optimization of Piezoelectric Motors to Enhance MR Compatiblity for Interventional Devices, 17th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine - ISMRM 2009, April 2009.

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